Holiday Cheesy Bean Dip



Holiday Cheesy Bean DipIngredients

  • 1 16 oz. can nonfat refried beans
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans (no added salt) rinsed and drained
  • 4 scallions
  • ½ cup salsa
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp.  chili powder
  • ¼ cup jalapeno slices, chopped
  • ½ cup shredded low fat Monterey Jack
  • ½ cup shredded low fat cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped


  1. Combine beans, scallions, salsa, spices and jalapenos in a medium bowl.
  2. Transfer mixture to a shallow-2 quart microwave-safe dish and sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Microwave on high until the cheese is melted and the beans are hot (about 4-5 minutes).
  4. Spread Greek yogurt evenly over the hot bean mixture.  Top with lettuce and tomato.

Note:  You can make this dish through step 2, cover and refrigerate for 1 day.  To serve, continue with steps 3-4.

Our recipes can be part of a well-balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided.